Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Decorating Your Holiday Table With Vintage Milk Glass Compotes, Cake Stands and Dishes

Set Your Holiday Table With Vintage Milk Glass

Here is a lovely idea for your Retro, vintage holiday table. Consider entertaining guests using vintage Milk glass cake stands,goblets, candy dishes, compotes etc. You can choose a few special pieces of Milk glass or set the entire table with coordinated Milk glass dishes, glasses and desserts. Milk glass has a very elegant look when used with red accents, a perfect combination for Christmas holiday entertaining. If you have read my kitschy kitchen blogs, you know how much I adore red and white!

Red Tablecloth and Napkins For Your Holiday Table

Getting started....try setting your holiday table with a rich looking red tablecloth and matching red napkins . Then add a little pizazz with vintage red glassware. Red and white is fab...look how great the scalloped edged compote looks with fresh strawberries....DELICIOUS ! Of course you can serve all your holiday desserts in Milk glass dishes.

Milk Glass Used For Vintage Holiday Centerpieces

Another use for Milk glass is to use these retro charming serving pieces as holiday decor. Add some lovely pine cones and Christmas ornaments to create a festive centerpiece. Anther lovely idea is to wrap tiny white boxes with red ribbon and set a top a laced edged Milk glass compote. Milk glass vases can also be used to display holiday flowers.

Buying Milk Glass On

There are plenty of dishes, platters, serving pieces and vases to choose from for candy, fruit, nuts, puddings, flowers, centerpieces. etc. You will find pages of vintage Milk glass offerings on as well as on other online sites. If you are in a hurry, take a visit to your local Antique Mall , where you can usually find plenty of Milk glass at very reasonable prices.

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C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café.To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.comVisit my website, CDianneZweig.comDianne is a member of:The American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe Society of Professional Journalists

1 comment:

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